Labour Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson is released on bail after being arrested alongside four others

The Mayor of Liverpool has been released on bail after being sensationally arrested in connection with bribery and witness intimidation offences as part of a fraud probe, it has been revealed.   Joe Anderson, 62, has been released on bail after being arrested with four other people by detectives investigating allegations linked to building contracts. Merseyside … Read more Labour Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson is released on bail after being arrested alongside four others

Explosion flattens family house in West Yorkshire as three people are rushed to hospital

Explosion flattens family house in West Yorkshire as three people are rushed to hospital and neighbours say it shook the ground like an ‘earthquake’ Three people rushed to hospital after an explosion in Illingworth, near Halifax Blast destroyed one building but residents in six other houses also fled homes Emergency services and units from several … Read more Explosion flattens family house in West Yorkshire as three people are rushed to hospital

Explosion flattens family house in West Yorkshire as three people are rushed to hospital

Explosion flattens family house in West Yorkshire as three people are rushed to hospital and neighbours say it shook the ground like an ‘earthquake’ Three people rushed to hospital after an explosion in Illingworth, near Halifax Blast destroyed one building but residents in six other houses also fled homes Emergency services and units from several … Read more Explosion flattens family house in West Yorkshire as three people are rushed to hospital

Police launch urgent search for missing 15-year-old girl

Police launch urgent search for missing 15-year-old girl who vanished after boarding a train in Birmingham West Midlands Police are searching for missing 15-year-old Megan Simpson Teenager, from Lichfield, went missing on Thursday after boarding a train  She is believed to have got off the train in Sutton Coldfield or Wylde Green    By Bhvishya Patel For … Read more Police launch urgent search for missing 15-year-old girl

FIREBALL to light up the Australian sky on Sunday morning as Hayabusa2 returns to Earth

A FIREBALL is set to light up the Australian sky on Sunday morning as a capsule containing the first asteroid samples returns to Earth – providing clues about the origins of our planet Japanese capsule carrying first sub-surface samples returning to earth  A fireball will light up the sky over the South Australian outback when … Read more FIREBALL to light up the Australian sky on Sunday morning as Hayabusa2 returns to Earth

FIREBALL to light up the Australian sky on Sunday morning as Hayabusa2 returns to Earth

A FIREBALL is set to light up the Australian sky on Sunday morning as a capsule containing the first asteroid samples returns to Earth – providing clues about the origins of our planet Japanese capsule carrying first sub-surface samples returning to earth  A fireball will light up the sky over the South Australian outback when … Read more FIREBALL to light up the Australian sky on Sunday morning as Hayabusa2 returns to Earth

Russia starts its vaccine drive: Nurses in Moscow give Sputnik V jabs to those most at risk

Moscow on Saturday began vaccinating workers at high risk of becoming infected with the coronavirus at newly opened clinics across the city. Health officials said they had opened 70 coronavirus vaccine centres in the Russian capital that would initially offer jabs for health, education and social workers.   The Russian vaccine being used – Sputnik V … Read more Russia starts its vaccine drive: Nurses in Moscow give Sputnik V jabs to those most at risk

Chinese trade ‘could end’ under post-Brexit human rights law

Chinese trade ‘could end’ under post-Brexit law to stop the UK making agreements with governments that abuse human rights Ministers could be banned signing trade deals with human rights abusers  A cross-party group of peers is seeking to amend the Government’s trade bill Trade with countries such as China could be affected if the bill … Read more Chinese trade ‘could end’ under post-Brexit human rights law

Chinese trade ‘could end’ under post-Brexit human rights law

Chinese trade ‘could end’ under post-Brexit law to stop the UK making agreements with governments that abuse human rights Ministers could be banned signing trade deals with human rights abusers  A cross-party group of peers is seeking to amend the Government’s trade bill Trade with countries such as China could be affected if the bill … Read more Chinese trade ‘could end’ under post-Brexit human rights law

Four times as many passengers could descend on railway stations in week before festive bubble starts

Rail travellers are likely to flout the five-day bubble window over Christmas amid fears of overcrowding, analysis reveals.    Rail travel over the festive period will peak at 11am on December 23, on the day that coronavirus rules are relaxed, but thousands plan to travel before or return home afterwards. Some of the UK’s biggest stations will … Read more Four times as many passengers could descend on railway stations in week before festive bubble starts